Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Physical Therapy

Spinal cord injury won’t slow this young ballerina

ATLANTA, Ga. - The small dance classroom is filled with about a dozen eager children. And, right out of the gate, it's pretty obvious Jenna Proctor is no wallflower. Watching her preschooler, wearing a...

Doctors use gaming to mend spinal injuries

NEW DELHI: The rehabilitation department of Indian Spinal Injuries Centre has introduced a new and engaging form of rehabilitation: video games. This new form of virtual reality therapy has helped patients become more motivated...

Ocean City family offering athletes with spinal cord injuries a place to swim

OCEAN CITY — For some of the swimmers, like Angel Mullin, they hadn’t been in the water since before their injuries. But Bruckner Chase, his wife and his sister-in-law weren’t about to let that...

New research on paralyzed dogs aimed at helping humans

Ongoing research on paralyzed dogs may one day help military veterans and others who have severe spinal cord injuries. Researchers at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have developed a...

Beyond The Chair

Beyond The Chair exists to provide an improved quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injuries and other neurological disabilities through intensive exercise programs to enhance overall functional capacity.

Zander Lee – Custom Physical Therapy Tables

These tables were designed for injured people to stretch, roll and attain general well-being. Many uses: physical therapy, massage, yoga, pilates, exercise, stretching and more… These custom tables are beautifully hand-crafted and as a result become...

Aquatic therapy

Ancient Egyptians knew it, Greek philosopher and writer Hippocrates was talking about it over 2,400 years ago and physicians of the Roman Empire recommended it. The amazing effect of water therapy, or aquatic therapy,...

New bionic legs help paraplegics walk again

The robotic exoskeleton eLegs could be a game changer for spinal cord injury rehabilitation Stephanie Sablan was driving home from her grandmother’s house late at night last January, down the scenic Route 101...

Injured ATV racer battles his way back from paralyzing injury

On Feb. 19, ATV Pro Am racer Cody Wills of Lower Paxton Twp. crashed while competing in a qualifying race during Motorama 2011 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. In flipping his four-wheeler and landing...

Weightlifting helps spinal-cord-injured man rebuild body, confidence

John Lee likes to brag about Paul Jones, one of his clients at the gym he operates in back of his home in East Memphis. "Paul is the strongest bench presser I have," Lee says...